NPFL Matchday 19: Lobi stay top as Akwa hold Enyimba

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL)

Leaders Lobi Stars extended their unbeaten streak in the Nigeria Professional Football League to five games after holding to a 1-1 draw by Sunshine Stars in their match day 19 encounter in Akure.

The Makurdi club’s lead at the top of the table has however been reduced from six to four points.

Niger Tornadoes moved into the second position following a 1-0 win against MFM at the Bako Kontagora Stadium, Minna.

In Calabar, Enyimba and Akwa United battled to a 0-0 draw.

At the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano Pillars beat heartland 2-0 with NPFL top scorer Junior Lokosa grabbing both goals for his side.

Enugu Rangers also enjoyed a comfortable evening at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium, handing Wikki Tourists a 3-0 defeat.

Champions Plateau United also earned a vital 1-0 win against Katsina United at the New Jos Stadium.

El-Kanemi warriors boosted their survival hopes with a 2-0 win against Nasarawa United with Antonio Desousa and Micheal Ohanu scoring the goals.

In another match day 19 encounter, Abia warriors edged out Rivers United 2-1 in Umuahia.

Also, Go Round FC failed to ease their relegation worries as they were held to a 0-0 draw by FC Ifeanyi Ubah at the Krisdera Hotel Stadium, Omoku.

Yobe Desert Stars were also held to a 0-0 draw by Kwara United in Damaturu.


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